Cyber Security Engineer Salary

A Cyber Security Engineer earns an average salary of $96,359 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Security Risk Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,505 - $129,784
$60K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,400
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $64.56
$10
$37
$65
MEDIAN: $37.26
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$0$134K
Salary $59,505 - $129,784
Bonus $1,000 - $14,740
Profit Sharing $11,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,144 - $134,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 246
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $64.56
Overtime $1.71 - $70.49
Annual Data $0$134K
Bonus $1,000 - $14,740
Profit Sharing $11,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,144 - $134,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Cyber Security Engineer

  • Effectively communicate security information to fellow analysts and customers.
  • Use technical skills to respond to threats and emergency security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Lead team in engineering solutions or improvements to prevent malicious activity.
  • Use strong knowledge of computers and electronics to monitor and analyze data from various security systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cyber Security Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Cyber Security Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cyber Security Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cyber Security Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Cyber Security Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 51 salaries. A Cyber Security Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cyber Security Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲19%

▼0%

National Average
$97,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Security Risk Management
▲23%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲6%



National Average
$97,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%
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